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Apr 24, 2010 1:30pm EDT
of america. we are actually the first culinary school ever in the united states. >> reporter: the institute was founded in 1946. originally, it was a place for returning world war ii soldiers to learn about peacetime jobs in the food industry. today, students from every state and over 30 different countries come here to learn about cuisine. >> all students start out by getting the basics, but then when they get on to their sophomore year, they get into things like learning cuisines of the mediterranean or cuisines of the americas or cuisines of asia. >> reporter: when students enroll, they can choose one of two areas to study -- culinary arts or baking and pastry arts. >> i'm a baking and pastry major. i love just everything about making the food and coming up with new recipes and creations. >> reporter: emily is just starting her formal culinary education, but she says she's been in the kitchen since she was 4 years old. >> my parents kind of joke around, because my mom never really cooked a whole lot, so they would joke and say that it's my survival skill. >> the next thing is you hold yo
Apr 18, 2010 11:30am EDT
pictures. >> this report is brought to you by ralph lauren. when america's teams compete in global events, we love to watch what they do. but carina says you might also notice what they wear. >> hey, i'm noelle pikus-pace, and i do skeleton. >> no, she's not talking about a halloween costume. "skeleton" is an olympic competition where athletes race downhill, lying head first on a sled, at speeds up to 85 miles per hour. >> how ya doin? i'm jesse beckom iii usa bobsled. >> jesse beckom also races downhill, at speeds of up to 95 miles per hour. but, hey, at least he's sitting up. we caught up with noelle, jesse, and other team usa athletes at a photo shoot for the official 2010 winter olympics clothing. >> when you see the usa jacket, especially when it has the olympic rings on it, i mean being an olympic sport - that's the - i mean that's the pinnacle of the sport. >> the clothes were created by polo ralph lauren for the opening and closing ceremonies. >> well, a lot of the ralph lauren line that they're doing comes from the 1930s olympics, and so it just shows a sense of history, where th
Apr 10, 2010 1:30pm EDT
-- gargantuan. it's an adjective. does it mean a hairy primate common to south america or having to do with an internal body organ or really, really big? >> gargantuan means really, really big. it comes from the name of a giant in french literature, gargantua. how about gnu? is it a large african antelope with an oxlike head? is it a middle english version of the word new. or is it a chewing gum used in malaysia. the answer is gnu, a large african antelope with an oxlike head. as in what's new at the zoo? a gnu. so, how'd you do? placebo, a harmless pill. gargantuan, really big. gnu, a large african antelope. that's word, for now. hey, mark. hey, mark. hey. where've you been? i lost my cat. aw. that's not right. yeah. so i made this cat magnet to try and get him back. cool. does it work? kinda. [meow] nice. yeah. but that's not my cat. i gotta keep working on it. see ya. see ya. see ya. announcer: anything's possible, keep thinking. get started on your own inventions or just play some games at... i really want to show you something. >>> one of many great things about ice cream is that
Apr 4, 2010 11:30am EDT
being fought on america's streets. designer christian dior brought it to high fashion with this silk dress. and in the '90s, adidas recognized the need for people to be stylish and wear clothes that were easy to move around in. this fashionable but sporty outfit was the result. >> it's kind of an inevitable trend with our active and busy schedules these days. >> fashion trends also repeat themselves over and over again. micro miniskirts may be in now, but they first grew popular as part of the women's liberation movement in the '60s. by showing more leg, women expressed their independence. and this platform shoe isn't new. your parents may think it first became popular in the '70s. but you can tell them this. >> it's from 1938. so it just is a little example of how far back in the 20th century certain things go that one may think is just a few years old. >> fashion is often an expression for the people who wear it. and most of the popular fashion designers take guidance from trends of the past. this is jenna for "teen kids news." >>> now for some advice on how to help you "make the g
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